noob question

mdh mdh_lists at
Tue Nov 4 18:30:33 PST 2008

--- On Tue, 11/4/08, Frank Shute <frank at> wrote:
> From: Frank Shute <frank at>
> Subject: Re: noob question
> To: "david mellick" <cactushugger1 at>
> Cc: freebsd-chat at
> Date: Tuesday, November 4, 2008, 9:21 PM
> A couple of tips for the future: address your questions to
> questions@
> rather than chat@ and preface your question with the output
> of: 
> $ uname -rms

The uname -rms command only works on the HURD operating system.  It returns the current running version of Richard Stallman on stdout.  For FreeBSD users, I suggest the alternate uname -smr command, which returns their OSname, OSversion, and arch on stdout.  

- mdh


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